Beat the Heat- Tips to Stay Cool from the Animal Kingdom

By: Ashlyn Halseth With the ocean taking up 71% of the Earth’s surface, only 57,308,738 square miles are left for the terrestrial creatures of the world. Grasslands, rainforests, temperate forests, evergreen forests, and more make up a small portion of the Earth’s...

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Hunting Fosters a Deep Connection Between You and Nature

An Academics Afield Coordinator Shares his Perspective By Davis Simmons, Academics Afield Coordinator, ABAC Human beings have hunted for thousands of years. It started as a necessary source of food and has continued throughout the ages as a way of life for all types...

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We Love the Fellowship – A Squirrel Hunt Account

By Bailey Harrel, Academics Afield Coordinator, Georgia Southern On February 28th, I had the pleasure of taking Georgia Southern (GS) Academics Afield participants and GS student mentors on a small game hunt targeting the elusive gray squirrel. We set out for Tuckahoe...

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ABAC Students Hunt Small Game Hit Home Run

Covington, GA- Students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) tried their hand at squirrel hunting through Academics Afield. Davis Simons, the ABAC Student Coordinator, and his mentors took students with limited to no hunting experience to Alapaha River...

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Ocmulgee River Corridor Comment Period Open through March 26

February 16, 2021 The National Park Service (NPS) is conducting a Special Resource Study of the Ocmulgee River Corridor between Macon and Hawkinsville, Georgia. The purpose of the study is to identify whether the Ocmulgee River Corridor meets specific criteria to be...

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Hunting, Fishing, and Habitat: Late Winter and Early Spring

“A brief discussion of some key opportunities to increase year-round wildlife habitat quality and maximize outdoor opportunities between deer season and turkey season.” By Evan Wheeler, GWF Private Lands Biologist 11 February 2021 White-tailed deer season has to come...

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